Judge James P. Gray gives TEDx presentation on reforming drug policy
Garden City Park, NY: Judge James P. Gray, drug legalization advocate and author of Wearing the Robe ($21.95 USD, Square One), recently gave an inspired presentation about the various problems of US drug prohibition at the TEDx Talks event in Bakersfield, California. (Click here for a link to see his impassioned discussion on this controversial but important topic.)
In addition to the many years he served as a trial court judge in Orange County, California, Judge Gray was also the Libertarian candidate for Vice President of the United States—alongside the party's presidential candidate and former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson—in 2012. Following his graduation from UCLA and a stint as Volunteer in the Peace Corps in Costa Rica, Judge Gray went on to secure a law degree from the USC School of Law and then served in the US Navy JAG Corps at the Naval Air Stations in Guam and in Lemoore, California. Of his unique and well-received book Wearing the Robe, the Honorable Clay M. Smith wrote in California Courts Commentary Magazine that the book is "Inspirational in its general view of the judicial calling and exceptionally practical in its explanation of how to seek, attain, and excel in that calling . . . a very profitable read for sitting judges, judicial aspirants, and others with an interest in the role of judge in today's society."
To learn more about Judge James P. Gray, feel free to visit his website at www.judgejimgray.com. Wearing the Robe is available now wherever books are sold.